South Asia Center 2015 Newsletter

Spring 2015

Copies of newsletters dating from 1994-2010 are available by request.

From the Director's Desk

Director Susan Wadley speaks about funding, priorities in Washington, D.C., and the latest update at the SAC.

South Asia Center Receives Department of Education Funding

The SAC receives funding for graduate and undergraduate students, course development, Hindi language training, and more.

A New Face at the South Asia Center

Radha Kumar is the new assistant professor of South Asian history at the Maxwell School.

"To get work as seamen or ashore": Notes on Researching the Punjabi Diaspora in Britain

Silas Webb, PhD Candidate in History, talks about his experience doing research in Birmingham and field work in Chandigarh.

Steven Christopher, A Highlight

A quick blurb on Steven Christopher's research on Gaddi identity in Dharamsala, India.

Field Experiences of Funding, NGOs and Human Rights

Liz Mount, PhD Candidate in Sociology, discusses her unique experience conducting pre-dissertation research in south India.

Contemporary South Asian Politics to be focus of CU-SU Symposium

The theme of the 2015's symposium is Examining Contemporary Politics in South Asia.

Local Teachers, Inspired by Mithila, Create Curriculum

Local art teachers from the Central Square School District were inspired to create a series of lesson plans.

Faculty Updates

Read the latest updates of the South Asia Center's faculty members.

AlumniĀ  Updates

Read the latest updates of the South Asia Center's alumni.